Category 5E Data Cables

Application

The cables are designed for permanently protected installation, inside and outside railway rolling stock, buses and other vehicles to connect fixed parts. Ethernet based networks as: infotainment, multimedia, passenger information system etc.

Standard

  • DIN 5510-2
  • EN 50228-2-2
  • BS 6853
  • EN 50306-3 par 4.8/4.9/4.10

Cable Construction

Cat 5E Data Cables Railway Cable

For 4×0.5mm^2, 4×22AWG cables

Conductors Stranded tin plated copper conductor (for 0.5mm^2 cables) or stranded silver plated copper conductor (for 22AWG cables) according to IEC 60228 class 5.
Insulation Electron beam crosslinkable compound.
Cable Element Individual conductor stranded together.
EMC Screen1 Plastic laminated aluminium-tape.
EMC Screen2 Tinned copper braid.
Separator (s) Plastic tape.
Outer Sheath Electron beam crosslinkable compound.

For 4×2×22AWG cables

Center PE fi ller.
4 pairs 2×22AWG Stranded tinned copper conductor according to IEC 60228 class 5.
Insulation Electron beam crosslinkable compound.
EMC Screen1 Plastic laminated aluminium-tape.
EMC Screen2 Tinned copper braid.
Separator(s) Plastic tape.
Outer Sheath Electron beam crosslinkable compound.

Electrical Characteristics at 20℃

Nominal Cross Section mm^2 0.5 -
AWG - 22
Nominal Conductor Resistance Ω/km 40.1 54.4
Maximum Resistance Unbalance Ω/km 1.1 1.1
Maximum Capacitance
Core to Core pF/m 65 65
Core to Screen pF/m 100 100
Characteristic Impedance @100MHz Ω 100+/-5 100+/-5
Transfer Impedance f≤30MHz mΩ/m V 200 200
Nominal Voltage Rating 300 300

Mechanical and Thermal Properties

Minimum Bending Radius 6×OD
Temperature Range -40℃ to +90℃

Dimensions and Weight

Cable Code No. of cores& Nominal Conductor Cross Sectional Area Nominal Diameter of Strands Nominal Sheath Thickness Nominal Overall Diameter Nominal Weight
  No.×mm^2 No/mm mm mm kg/km
RD-Cat5E-4C0.5S 4×0.5 19/0.18 1.2 8.3 102
RD-Cat5E-4C22A 4×22AWG 19/0.16 1.2 7.25 81
RD-Cat5E-4P22A 4×2×22AWG 19/0.16 1.2 12.6 174